posted on Oct, 30 2012 @ 07:44 PM
Is God a being distinct from the universe, or is He, according to the opinion of some, the result of all the forces and intelligences of the
"If the latter were the case, God would not be God, for He would be effect and not cause; He cannot be both cause and effect."
"God exists. You cannot doubt His existence, and that is one essential point. Do not seek to go beyond it; do not lose yourselves in a labyrinth
which, for you, is without an issue. Such inquiries would not make you better; they would rather tend to add to your pride, by causing you to imagine
that you knew something, while, in reality, you would know nothing. Put aside systems. You have things enough to think about that concern you much
more nearly, beginning with yourselves. Study your own imperfections, that you may get rid of them; this will be far more useful to you than the vain
attempt to penetrate the impenetrable."